Trace Detection




Scintrex Trace’s LRS-8000 is an advanced Raman spectrometer for on-site detection of illicit substances such as explosives, narcotics, or toxic industrial chemicals (TICs). The compounds library includes 300+ illicit substances and more can be added in a cloud service. The LRS-8000 is one of the smallest handheld Raman spectrometers developed for first responders and forensic usage. Raman spectroscopy provides a molecular fingerprint of any compound through non-destructive analysis.

  • Smallerthan a pack of cigarettes and weighs only 4.2 oz (118 g)
  • Rapid, accurate and easy to read results sentto a smartphone via Bluetooth
  • Non-contact sampling
  • Compound library supported by the cloud


7.0 x 5.6 x 2.7 cm
2.8 x 2.2 x 1.1 in.


118 g
4.2 oz

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